Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Shelby Rogers wins SMASH Junior Cup

Charleston resident Shelby Rogers has won the SMASH Junior Cup. The tournament is one of only two in the U.S. that gives top juniors a chance to compete for a wild card into a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour premiere event. Rogers defeated Emily Gelber of Scarsdale, New York, 6-1, 6-2. For her win, she has received a wild card into the Family Circle Cup qualifying rounds.

Rogers is a resident of Daniel Island, where the Family Circle Cup is played. Qualifying takes place on April 8 and 9.

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